Police yesterday arrested a pornographic film seller along with 70 porn DVDs and 300 films burned into a computer hard drive at Gasworks Street, Colombo. According to OIC Maradana IP J.A.N.S.Jayawardana, following a tip-off a police team from Maradana Police Division Crime Intelligence Information Bureau was deployed to arrest a person selling porn movies to schoolchildren.
The raid was launched at a shop located in Kadireshan road, Gasworks junction around 2.30 p.m, IP Jayawardana told the Daily News.
He said the suspect was downloading hardcore porn from the internet to his PC and selling them to schoolchildren. The suspect was also copying the movies to his customers mobile phone memory cards at Rs.200 each, he added.
The duration of the films ranged from 10 minutes to 30 minutes, IP Jayawardana said. Police also seized the PC and other equipment. Maradana police are investigating.